Barista Job Description

Barista is a person trained to work in a coffee bar.

In the United States, a barista is someone who prepares and serves coffee to customers in a coffee shop or other coffee outlet.

Typically, baristas work behind the counter and are required to know the coffee-making process well.

Baristas must be trained in the operation of coffee-making machines and in the blending of coffee.

Baristas mix and weigh coffee beans, grind them, and create coffee beverages.

They can also serve espresso-based brews and brew coffee using French presses and percolators.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Barista to join our team who can provide excellent customer service and create delicious coffee beverages. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a fast-paced environment and be able to take direction well. If you are passionate about coffee and providing outstanding service, we want to hear from you!

Barista Duties:

  • Provide excellent customer service to all customers that come into our coffee shops
  • Assist in business operations, preparing and serving coffee, teas, and other beverages to customers
  • Keep backlogs and paperwork up to date and complete promptly, with efficiency and accuracy
  • Daily cleaning of store spaces, following company safety guidelines
  • Other duties as assigned

Barista Responsibilities:

  • Serve patrons, maintain cleanliness, stock merchandise, and ensure safety
  • Train new employees in company policies, procedures, and product awareness
  • Work directly with senior management, including daily feedback, coaching, and evaluation
  • Assist with hiring, mentoring, and professional development of team members
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field
  • 2+ years’ proven experience in a barista role
  • Ability to consistently make 2+ coffees at once
  • Strong customer service skills, with the ability to exceed customer expectations
  • Experience with specialty coffee beverages
  • Strong English communication skills

[Company Name] is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that diversity and inclusion are essential to building a successful team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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